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(Studio: Dan Rather) Albert Gore reported withdrawing from campaign '88 race. Pennsylvania primary discussed. Jesse Jackson reported intimating deserves to be selected for vice president slot. Michael Dukakis noted asserting undecided who to choose. Dukakis and Vice President George Bush discussed. Report introduced.
(DC: Bob Schieffer) [GORE - withdraws from race.] Gore noted not releasing delegates until convention [GORE - praises Dukakis and slights President Reagan and Bush.] Democratic party leaders noted fearing Dukakis' lack of charisma will hurt him. [President historian James David BARBER - says Americans may be tired of theatrical excitement.] Bush and Dukakis' orgs. compared. [BUSH - campaigns.] [DUKAKIS - campaigns.] Both cands. noted attempting to be more exciting. [Pollster Peter HART - says voters seeking stability.] [campaign. strategist Lee ATWATER - comments on Bush.] campaign. '88 reported contest of dullards.
- Rather, Dan;
- Schieffer, Bob
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